Heather is a registered architect and LEED Accredited Professional with 17 years if professional practice experience. Since joining LSY in 1999, she has successfully led a variety of public and private sector laboratory, clinical and other high technology facilities projects. She is well versed in design construction documentation, and construction management for both new research facilities and complex research renovations. She has served as Project manager on numerous projects and is recognized for her strong leadership, design expertise and ability to build consensus within the design team between multiple technical players and clients to solve complex problems collaboratively. Heather earned both her Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking and rollerblading with her husband.